The United Hate of America

More hate crimes were carried out in the United States last year, with an uptick in incidents motivated by bias against Jews, Muslims and LGBT people, among others, according to new FBI data released Monday The Washington Post 11/13/17 — The United Hate of America It’s been a year since Donald Trump was elected as…

Nacion ESPN: The Latino Experience 

Sports is a universal language. Regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation or political ideology (to name a few)…we can all come together to celebrate our favorite sports, teams and athletes. We admire the work ethic, teamwork and solidarity on the playing field and aspire the same in our personal lives. Nacion ESPN: The Latino Experience…

Cinco de Mayo: Celebrating Stereotypes

Friday is Cinco de Mayo! It’s about this.. NOT this… Well…at least it’s not like this in Mexico. The May day celebration is NOT Mexico’s Independence Day.  5 Things To Know About Cinco de Mayo (VIDEO): It’s also an unfortunate tribute to Mexican stereotypes: wearing of sombreros, beating of piñatas and consumption of mass quantities…

Media Bias and the Negative Narrative 

I was invited to speak at Howard University about the lack of newsroom diversity and its negative impact on audiences at the Legal Digital Innovator Conference hosted by the Minority Counselor TV. Here’s part of my presentation: There’s a direct link between the lack of diversity in newsrooms and how it shapes the biased perceptions…

Stop The Mexicanization of U.S. Media

   Diversity and Inclusion challenges and opportunities are not exclusive to English language media. The lack of people of color in news organizations who produce and/or present content is as absent at Spanish language networks as it is at English language networks. But there’s a biased practice which sets Spanish language apart…the Mexicanization of U.S.…